Welcome to the website of Scottish drummer and composer, Jonathan Silk. Recently named "One to watch" in Jazzwise magazine, he is an in demand musician regular performing around the Birmingham scene and nationwide.
He was awarded a scholarship from Yamaha as one of the six Yamaha Jazz Scholars of 2011 and also won the 2011 Tony Levin prize for "the most swinging drummer" held at Birmingham Conservatoire. A graduate with a First Class Honours degree from Birmingham, Jonathan is currently working on new music for his own contemporary Quartet as well as running his own big band project.
The Jonathan Silk Big Band with Percy Pursglove - "Uncouth"
New album released 8th July 2013.
Featuring trumpet virtuoso Percy Pursglove, alongside the Jonathan Silk Big Band.